Items tagged “lung”

113 results found
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Right upper lobe dystelectasis

PA
 Diagnosis probable
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 15 Dec 2011
25% complete
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Post-primary pulmonary tuberculosis

Post-primary tuberculosis, also known as reactivation tuberculosis or secondary tuberculosis usually occurs during the two years following the initial infection. Reactivation frequently occurs in the setting of decreased immunity and usually involves the lung apex.  Pathology Location apical ...
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Segmental atelectasis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 10 Jul 2012
77% complete
CT
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Azygos lobe

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maxime St-Amant
Published 05 Sep 2012
82% complete
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Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia

Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is an extremely rare pulmonary disorder at the benign end of the neuroendocrine cells proliferation spectrum. It is mainly seen in non-smoker middle age females with a history of chronic cough or asthma.  On imaging, it is c...
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Septic pulmonary emboli with complications

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 17 Dec 2012
62% complete
CT
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Non-specific interstitial pneumonia

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad
Published 16 Mar 2013
65% complete
CT
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Accessory fissures of the lung

Accessory fissures of the lung usually occur at the borders of bronchopulmonary segments. They are common normal variants but are less commonly seen on imaging.  Some of the more common accessory fissure include 1: azygos fissure: most commonly seen accessory fissure inferior accessory fissur...
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Vertical fissure line in the lung

The vertical fissure line commences in or near the costodiaphragmatic recess and heads superomedially towards the hilum and terminates before or at the horizontal fissure. More commonly occurs on the right and may indicate partial volume loss of the lower lobe 1.
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Inferior accessory fissure

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 26 Mar 2013
83% complete
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Inferior accessory fissure of the lung

The inferior accessory fissure of the lung, also known as Twining's line, divides the medial basal bronchopulmonary segment from the rest of the lower lobe. This accessory fissure is present in around 12% of people when examined with CT and is visible on 5-8% of frontal chest x-rays. It is appr...
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Squamous cell carcinoma of the lung

Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is one of the non-small cell carcinomas of the lung, overtaken by adenocarcinoma of the lung as the most commonly encountered lung cancer.  Epidemiology Squamous cell carcinoma accounts for ~30-35% of all lung cancers and in most instances are due to heavy smoking...
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Common causes of bronchiectasis (mnemonic)

A mnemonic to remember the common causes of bronchiectasis is: CAPT Kangaroo has Mounier-Kuhn Mnemonic C: cystic fibrosis or congenital cystic bronchiectasis (Williams-Campbell syndrome) A: allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) P: post-infectious (most common) T: tuberculosis (gra...
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Inferior accessory fissure of the right lung

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 27 May 2013
48% complete
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Septic pulmonary emboli

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 31 May 2013
75% complete
CT
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Pectus excavatum and pulmonary hypoplasia

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 30 Jul 2013
62% complete
CT
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Centrilobular emphysema - with superimposed infection

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 11 Aug 2013
77% complete
CT
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Pulmonary abscess

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 16 Aug 2013
62% complete
CT
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Lung metastases from colorectal cancer

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr David Cuete
Published 07 Sep 2013
65% complete
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